Machine & Operator Safety
Idec offers EU2B safety devices
August 4, 2015 by Manufacturing AUTOMATION
Aug. 4, 2015 – Idec has released the EU2B family of safety devices including pushbuttons, pilot lights, selector switches and ammeters.
These devices comply with ATEX, C-UL, IEC and UL/NEC safety standards for use in hazardous areas. According to the company, all the devices are fully sealed to prevent the release of sufficient electrical energy which could ignite explosive gases or particles in the environment for which they are rated for use. The devices are UL/c-UL approved for use in Class I Zone 1 applications, and are rated AEx de IIC T6 Gb for use in explosive gas atmospheres. The devices are rated IP65 and Type 4X for protection against water, and are available with exposed or finger-safe IP20 screw terminals. The pushbuttons are available in flush, extended and mushroom styles, and contain up to three sealed contact blocks, each rated up to 10A, and are available in normally open or normally closed configurations.